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1953 American League Leaders

1953 American League Teams, Rosters and Statistics
1953 American League Standings

Hits Leaders

PlayerTeamHits2B3BHR
Harvey KuennDetroit Tigers2093372
Mickey VernonWashington Senators205431115
Al RosenCleveland Indians20127543
Dave PhilleyPhiladelphia Athletics1883099
Jim BusbyWashington Senators1832876
Nellie FoxChicago White Sox1783183
Minnie MinosoChicago White Sox17424815
Billy GoodmanBoston Red Sox1613352
Bobby AvilaCleveland Indians1602238
Jim PiersallBoston Red Sox1592193

Doubles Leaders

PlayerTeam2B
Mickey VernonWashington Senators43
George KellBoston Red Sox41
Sammy WhiteBoston Red Sox34
Harvey KuennDetroit Tigers33
Billy GoodmanBoston Red Sox33
Bob NiemanDetroit Tigers32
Jackie JensenWashington Senators32
Nellie FoxChicago White Sox31
Eddie YostWashington Senators30
Walt DropoDetroit Tigers30
Dave PhilleyPhiladelphia Athletics30
Chico CarrasquelChicago White Sox30

Triples Leaders

PlayerTeam3B
Jim RiveraChicago White Sox16
Mickey VernonWashington Senators11
Dave PhilleyPhiladelphia Athletics9
Jim PiersallBoston Red Sox9
Jackie JensenWashington Senators8
Nellie FoxChicago White Sox8
Sam MeleChicago White Sox8
Minnie MinosoChicago White Sox8
Ray BooneCleveland Indians8
Harvey KuennDetroit Tigers7
Gil McDougaldNew York Yankees7
Jim BusbyWashington Senators7
Eddie YostWashington Senators7

Home Run Leaders

PlayerTeamHR
Al RosenCleveland Indians43
Gus ZernialPhiladelphia Athletics42
Larry DobyCleveland Indians29
Yogi BerraNew York Yankees27
Ray BooneCleveland Indians26
Eddie RobinsonPhiladelphia Athletics22
Mickey MantleNew York Yankees21
Dick GernertBoston Red Sox21
Vic WertzSt. Louis Browns19
Joe CollinsNew York Yankees17

RBI Leaders

PlayerTeamRBI
Al RosenCleveland Indians145
Mickey VernonWashington Senators115
Ray BooneCleveland Indians114
Yogi BerraNew York Yankees108
Gus ZernialPhiladelphia Athletics108
Minnie MinosoChicago White Sox104
Larry DobyCleveland Indians102
Eddie RobinsonPhiladelphia Athletics102
Walt DropoDetroit Tigers96
Mickey MantleNew York Yankees92

Wins Leaders

PlayerTeamWL
Bob PorterfieldWashington Senators2210
Bob LemonCleveland Indians2115
Mel ParnellBoston Red Sox218
Virgil TrucksChicago White Sox2010
Mike GarciaCleveland Indians189
Mickey McDermottBoston Red Sox1810
Whitey FordNew York Yankees186
Billy PierceChicago White Sox1812
Early WynnCleveland Indians1712
Eddie LopatNew York Yankees164

ERA Leaders

PlayerTeamERA
Eddie LopatNew York Yankees2.42
Billy PierceChicago White Sox2.72
Virgil TrucksChicago White Sox, St. Louis Browns2.93
Whitey FordNew York Yankees3.00
Johnny SainNew York Yankees3.00
Mickey McDermottBoston Red Sox3.01
Mel ParnellBoston Red Sox3.06
Mike GarciaCleveland Indians3.25
Chuck StobbsWashington Senators3.29
Vic RaschiNew York Yankees3.33

Shutout Leaders

PlayerTeamSHO
Bob PorterfieldWashington Senators9
Billy PierceChicago White Sox7
Mel ParnellBoston Red Sox5
Virgil TrucksChicago White Sox5
Bob LemonCleveland Indians5
Mickey McDermottBoston Red Sox4
Vic RaschiNew York Yankees4
Walt MastersonWashington Senators4
Mike GarciaCleveland Indians3
Whitey FordNew York Yankees3
Eddie LopatNew York Yankees3

Strikeout Leaders

PlayerTeamSO
Billy PierceChicago White Sox186
Virgil TrucksChicago White Sox149
Early WynnCleveland Indians138
Mel ParnellBoston Red Sox136
Mike GarciaCleveland Indians134
Harry ByrdPhiladelphia Athletics122
Ted GrayDetroit Tigers115
Whitey FordNew York Yankees110
Dick LittlefieldSt. Louis Browns104
Bob LemonCleveland Indians98

Save Leaders

PlayerTeamSV
Ellis KinderBoston Red Sox27
Fritz DorishChicago White Sox18
Allie ReynoldsNew York Yankees13
Satchel PaigeSt. Louis Browns11
Johnny SainNew York Yankees9
Morrie MartinPhiladelphia Athletics7
Marlin StuartSt. Louis Browns7
Bob HooperCleveland Indians7
Ray HerbertDetroit Tigers6
Tom GormanNew York Yankees6